Bakker MikeBAKKER, Michael - Peacefully at his home in Sutton, on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the age of 71 years.

Mike Bakker, beloved father of Michele (Vic), Mark (Ella) and Michael (Anita).

Loving Papa of Chase, Destiny, Montana, James, Tristan and Luke.

Fondly remembered by the mother of his children, Heather and her brother Sando (Sherry).

Dear brother of Keith, Dick, Hank (Tetty), Eda (Lee), Bill (Beth), Tony (Lori), Anna, Tom (Alison).


Robinson AlROBINSON, Alvin Gerald - Long time owner of Robinson Hardware in Barrie, died on Thursday, July 27, 2017 in his 99th year.

Cherished husband of the late Verna Robinson (nee Gorrell).

Father of John (Carleen), Joan Homer, Jerry (Marilyn), and Jim (Karen).

Loving grandfather of Lori, Carrie, Dan, Jeff, Jon, Becky, Mike, Tim, Kate, Jill, and Molly.


Hiemstra RuthHIEMSTRA, Ruth Mary Hiemstra - At age 67, of Midhurst, died Thursday July 27, 2017, after a lengthy battle struggling with chronic pain.

She was born July 7, 1950, in Barrie, the daughter of Arthur and Elma Kellogg.

Ruth lived the duration of her life in Midhurst.

She was an active gardener who loved the outdoors and nature, an avid reader, and enjoyed spending time with her grandsons.


Robinson AlvinROBINSON, Alvin Gerald Robinson  - Long time owner of Robinson Hardware in Barrie, died on Thursday, July 27, 2017 in his 99th year.

Cherished husband of the late Verna Robinson (nee Gorrell).

Father of John (Carleen), Joan Homer, Jerry (Marilyn), and Jim (Karen). Loving grandfather of Lori, Carrie, Dan, Jeff, Jon, Becky, Mike, Tim, Kate, Jill and Molly.

Great-grandfather to Lorne, Justin, Zachary, Lucas, Isla, Sebastian, George, Charlie and Stella.


Duggan DonDUGGAN, Donald Edgar - Passed away peacefully at Muskoka Shores Care Community, Gravenhurst on Thursday, July 27, 2017 in his 76th year.

Loving father of Sean, Rory (Sara), and Darcy (Jennifer); grandfather of Alyssa.

Dear brother of Roberta Bowers-deceased (Burke-deceased), James (Bessie-deceased), Bruce-deceased (Myrna), Glenys Hepinstall (Basil), and Ken-deceased, Wilva-deceased, and Verna-deceased.

Beloved by many nieces and nephews.


Sheldrake RickySHELDRAKE, Ricky C. - Owner of Ricks Interlocking Stone, passed away suddenly at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

Ricky Sheldrake at the age of 51 years, devoted husband and best friend of Jasmina (Jazzy).

Ricky will be remembered by his mother and brothers.

Ricky’s interlocking work includes many notable jobs including the recently completed Rotary Clock at the Barrie Waterfront.


Dupre VeraDUPRE, Vera - Born at Newmarket, Ontario on June 25, 1915, passed away at Huntsville, Ontario on July 26, 2017.

Devoted wife for 58 years of the late Delbert (1995).

Sister of the late Jack, Vivien and Helen.

Beloved mother of Marilyn ( the late Art 2014) Redfern of Stratford, Julie (John) Brushey of Huntsville.


Klein Gebbinck FrankKLEIN GEBBINCK, Frank - Passed away at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

Much loved husband of Gerry. 

Friends may call at the Lynn-Stone Funeral Home, Elmvale from 1-4 & 7-9 p.m. Sunday.


Gibson HeatherGIBSON, Heather Agnes (Cowie) - It is with heavy hearts we announce that Heather lost her battle with cancer. She passed away peacefully at the Champlain Manor Retirement Home in Orillia, ON. Heather was born on March 6, 1933 in Toronto and passed on July 26, 2017.

Left to mourn her loss is the love of her life, William (Bill) Gibson, her children, Deborah Heath, Linda Bevan, Laura Roach (Bob), Rod Heath (Kathy), sisters Joan Boswell (Jack), Susan (deceased) Parkinson (Peter), her step-children, Paul Gibson (Leslie), Michelle Mawdsley (Stephen), David (deceased) Gibson as well as 5 grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.


Sholtz JeanSHOLTZ, Jean Kathleen - Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness with family by her side at General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood, ON, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in her 88th year.

Jean, beloved wife of the late Murrel “Babe” (1992).

Loving mother of Beverly (Dwight) Gattinger of Pt. Clark, ON, Barbara (Dr. Dino) D’Aloisio, of Amherstberg, ON, and Stephen (Wendy) of Collingwood.

Cherished Nana of Matthew (Brittany) Lyon, Patrick (Julie) Lyon, Christopher D’Aloisio, Dr. Nicholas D’Aloisio, Trevor and Lauren Sholtz.


Stewart AnnSTEWART, Cora Anne - Passed away at Humber River Hospital, Toronto on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in her 58th year.

Loving mother of Emma Stewart and Beynon Stewart.

Loved sister of Gord LeMoine (Deb), Mark LeMoine (Joanne) and Steve LeMoine.

Dear aunt of Nicole, Krista, Cassidy, Michale and Laura.


ORSER, Norton Erwin - June 5, 1933 to July 26, 2017. Norton passed away peacefully at Soldiers Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.

Loving husband of Ann (Drinkwater) Orser, loving father of Christopher (Laurie), Robin (Jan), Timothy (Judi), Stephen (Rachael) all of Orillia and Jennifer Green of Barrie.

He will be dearly missed by his grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Lamoureau FernLAMOUREUX, Fern - Passed away at the age of 82 on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Algonquin Grace Hospice in Huntsville, Muskoka.

He was born in Haileybury, lived in LaSalle, retired in Port Carling, Muskoka and Tavares Florida.

Loving father of daughter Charlene Wright (Gary); son Chris Lamoureux.

Cherished grandpa of Sarah Lamoureux (Emmanuel).

Dear great grandpa of Ariyah Brown.


MCBURNEY, Linda Anne - Of Utopia, passed away peacefully at Owen Hill Care Community in Barrie, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in her 65th year.

Loving Sister of Derrick, Barry and Cheryl.

Dear friend of Warren and Janate Cooper and their children Christopher, Brendan, Ayden and Evelyn.

Linda will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her relatives and friends.


HAWN, Gregory Bruce - Suddenly at home, Calgary, Alberta on Wednesday, July 26, 2017; at the age of 68.

Greg Hawn, beloved son of Gladys Hawn of Orillia and the late Bruce.

Loving brother of Maureen & husband Tim Bristow, Murray & wife Janice all of Orillia, and Angela & husband Mike Budding of Stirling, Ontario.

Cherished uncle of Julie (Winston), Lindsay (Erik), Marsha (Matt), Madeline (Maddie), Isobel and great uncle of Darwin, Holden, Alexander & Hope.


Crawford ElsieCRAWFORD, Elsie Marie - Born 1921 on the family farm in Saskatchewan, Elsie was a dedicated daughter, mother, doctor and wife. She passed away at Grove Park Home in Barrie on July 25, 2017 at age 95.

Predeceased by husband Robert Crawford, then second husband Allan Ironside.

She is survived by sons James (Elizabeth) and Douglas (Gail), and daughters Barbara and Alison (Philip) and many dearly beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 


Cunningham LucindaCUNNINGHAM, Lucinda Marie (nee Campbell) - Passed away peacefully with family by her side, at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Age 60 years.

Beloved wife, best friend and soulmate of Larry Cunningham.

Loving and devoted Mum of Jim and his wife Kristy; and Jeff and Katelyn.

Cherished Gramma of Mya, Nate and Claira. Dear sister of Terry (Barb) Campbell, John Campbell, Debra (Peter) Wagstaffe, Joe (Sheila) Campbell, and Jim (Sherry) Campbell.


GRAHAM, Joan Marie (nee Cotton) - Registered Nurse Practitioner, Graduate of Orillia Georgian College, Class of 1981 and the University of El Paso, Texas, Class of 1992, passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at the age of 74.

Joan, beloved wife of the late Larry Graham.

Loving mother of Catherine Graham of Orillia and Christine Molinaro & husband Mario of Toronto.

Cherished grandmother of the late Braedan Graham.


George RonGEORGE, Ronald John - Peacefully at his home on Tuesday July 25, 2017 in his 87th year. 

Beloved husband of Joyce George (nee Runacres).

Loving mother of Neil, Phil (Tammy) and Lisa George.

Dear grandfather of Nia, Ada, Kevin, Emily, Amanda, Abby and Charissa. 


Turunen OlaviTURUNEN, Olavi - July 28, 1926 - July 25, 2017 - Of Burk's Falls, peacefully at Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

Olavi Turunen, beloved husband of Raija, was in his 91st year.

Dear father of Ulla Theoret and the late Peter Turunen.

Proud grandfather of Thomas, Paul and Hans.

Dear brother of Eila Soikkonen of Finland, Jouko Turunen of the Canary Islands and the late Kalevi Turunen.


Rymill FredRYMILL, Frederick 'Fred' - Of Angus, passed away peacefully at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 in his 91st year.
Beloved Husband of the late Joan.
Loving Father of Fred Jr. (Janice), Chris, Kim Chantler (Craig) and Shawn (Sue).
Cherished Grandfather of Stephen, Kayla (Christian), Shawn Jr. Drew, Cassidy and Andrew.Loved Great-Grandfather of Kai.


Hestand MarnieHESTAND, Marnie Stjohn - Passed away on Monday, July 24th at the age of 63 after a two month and 10 day terminal cancer diagnosis. 

We would like to invite friends and family to join us in celebrating Mom’s life story at her Celebration of Life to be held this coming Sunday, July 30, 2017 at The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 147, 410 St. Vincent Street, Barrie, ON L4M 4A6, 2nd floor banquet hall, from 12 noon to 4pm. 

Please note the entrance to the Legion is off of Ferris Lane.  (The family will begin their speeches and presentation at 12:30pm. 


Layte CalvinLAYTE, Major Calvin Frederick - Was promoted to glory on Monday, July 24, 2017, at Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, at the age of 80.

Calvin, beloved husband of Mae (nee Russell) for 57 years.

Loving father of Brian of Feversham, Beverley (Chris) Ranger of Calgary, AB and Bruce (Patti) of Okotoks, AB.

Dear grampa of Evan, Jessica, Katelyn, Austin, Alexis, Taylor, Mya, Brendan and the late Samantha.


Armstrong JimARMSTRONG, James Albert - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear brother James (Jim) Armstrong at 73 years old  in his sleep on Monday July 24, 2017 at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, Ontario.

Predeceased by his father Clifton (1995), mother Marjorie (1992) and brother John (1986).

Jim is survived by his sister Barbara (Maurice), brother Alan, sister-in-law Carole, nephews & nieces Matthew, Nicole, Andrew, Amy, Debbie & John Jr. Cousins Diane, Doreen, Terrance, Shimera, Joan, and Nancy.


Fenn DianeFENN, Diane Catherine (nee Shields) - (November 7, 1942 - July 24, 2017) -

It is with deep sadness, we share the news of the passing of Diane Fenn, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister.

Diane will be deeply missed by her loving husband Patrick and their four children, Michael (Maria) Fenn, Kathy (Terry) Munro, David (Tammy) Fenn, Michele (Stephen) Anderson, her six grandchildren, Terra Fenn, Sean Fenn, Cameron Munro, Emily Fenn, Amanda Fenn, Kristen Munro, her first great granddaughter Bréa Fenn-Zoutman and her brother Peter Shields.


Ross LorneROSS, Albert 'Lorne' - WWII - Sgt. 1st & 3rd Division Canadian Armoured. Passed away at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, on Tuesday, July 24, 2017.

Lorne Ross of Wyevale, in his 92nd year, beloved husband of Marion Stott and the late Jane Ross.

Dear father of David (Mockey) of Richmond Hill, Mary Gow of Wyevale and the late Craig (survived by Laura) of Bradford.